Monthly Archives: February 2016

Acing Your Interview – 3 Mar 2016 [Meeting]

So many jobs hinge on the interview. Learn what to do, and what not to do, in both phone and in-person interviews for technical communications jobs. From seemingly innocuous questions, to group interviews, to memorable ways to impress and guaranteed ways to bomb,

Andrew will share the insights you need to dispel the butterflies and start bidding wars. If time permits and there’s a willing volunteer, we’ll do a short mock interview and (constructive) post-mortem. Continue reading

Recap: TC Camp Unconference – 4 Feb 2016 [Meeting]

Meeting Review

by Jillian Ogawa

What’s trending in technical communication in the Bay Area? As many as 140 attendees learned about the latest tools and top skills for technical writing professionals at the fourth annual TC Camp held January 23, 2016 in Santa Clara, Calif. The all-day event had five main workshops in the morning and 24 afternoon workshops that were run in an unconference format.

TC Camp website will soon have links to the workshop leader slides, to the panelist slides, the video playlist and the Scribe notes from the afternoon unconference sessions. Be sure to subscribe to the TC Camp newsletter for the links. At the STC East Bay chapter February program, TC Camp attendees and Liz Fraley, TC Camp Unconference founder and STC East Bay program chair, shared the highlights of the main TC Camp Workshop Continue reading